Wondershare PDFelement 6 for Mac

  • Product : PDF Editor
  • License : Free to try
  • Price :$59.95
  • OS Supported : Mac OS X 10.12(macOS Sierra ), 10.11(El Capitan), 10.10(Yosemite), 10.9(Mavericks), 10.8, 10.7, or 10.6
  • Date Added : 2017-01-17
  • Support : support@wondershare.com

The most affordableProfessional-Grade PDF Solution

Create, Secure, Collaborate, Edit, Organize, Sign, OCR, and more.

Get full control over PDFs. Edit, combine, transform and organize PDFs.

Powerful tools to quickly create, modify, convert and organize PDFs faster than ever.

PDFelement Key Features

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Create PDF no yes
Edit PDF no yes
Convert Standard PDF yes yes
Edit and Convert Scanned PDF no yes
Convert Protected PDF yes yes
Fill out PDF Forms no yes

Wondershare PDFelement for Mac V5.7.0 Released!

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路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Improved the processes for downloading and installing OCR plugin.;Now you will receive a notification during text editing if no compatible font can be found when matching the font type.;

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路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Improved the paragraph editing results when handling form embedded documents.;

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Wondershare PDFelement for Mac V5.5.3 Released!

1. Text re-flows naturally onto adjacent lines while editing paragraph, maintaining the overall PDF formatting;

2. Left align, right align, center and justify a paragraph;

3. Set font property to a bold or italic style;

4. Supports line editing mode, greatly preserving PDF formatting;

5. Automatically recognize and match the font, style and size in PDF, keeping a consistent text appearance.

Edit & OCR

1. Robust Editing

Take control of your PDFs by adjusting or changing the font type, size and style, without losing formatting.

2. Optical Character Recognition

Transform scanned PDFs into editable, selectable and searchable documents in over 20 languages.

3. Text Autofit

Automatically reflow text when altering paragraphs in single line or paragraph mode.

4. Spell Check

Fix typos and other small mistakes highlighted for you with automated spelling error detection.

Create & Combine

1. Create from Files

Create professional looking PDFs from 300+ formats including Microsoft庐 Word, Excel庐, PowerPoint庐.

2. Merge from Multiple Files

Quickly merge documents from different file formats into a single PDF and re-organize the pages.

3. Batch PDF Creation

Create several PDFs from different file formats. Each file will be converted into an individual PDF document.

4. Bates Numbering

Quickly and conveniently organize PDF files with easy indexing method to save your time.

Convert & Extract

1. Convert PDFs

Convert PDFs to other file formats like Microsoft庐 Word, Excel庐, PowerPoint庐, HTML, Image and more.

2. Split PDFs

Split large PDFs into multiple smaller ones and save them into multiple file formats.

3. Extract Page

Page extraction capabilities let you create a separate file that holds only the pages you need.

4. Batch Convert

Convert multiple PDF files at once to Microsoft庐 Word, Excel庐, PowerPoint庐 and more.

Protect & Share

1. Sign

Create and manage digital signatures to approve and sign documents electronically.

2. Password Protection

Apply 256-bit AES password encryption to protect PDF files with advanced security options.


Permanently black out sensitive text and images in PDFs for the utmost document confidentiality.

4. User Permission

Control user document permissions on actions such as open, print, copy, edit and select.

Review & Comment

1. Annotate

Collaborate with annotation tools like sticky notes, comments, highlights and stamps.

2. Markup

Creatively mark documents using the highlight, underline, and strikethrough features.

3. Shapes

Choose from a wide variety of pre-existing arrows and shapes to add to your PDFs.

4. Stamps

Insert pre-designed stamps or use your custom dynamic stamps for approvals, confidentiality and review.

Forms & Templates

1. Fillable Forms

Create custom fillable forms with text fields, checkboxes, buttons and more on your PDFs.

2. Templates

Save time with prebuilt PDF templates and forms enabling you to create professional PDF documents.

3. Edit Paper Forms

Turn scanned paper documents into fully editable and customizable fillable PDF forms.

4. Form Data

Import and export data into FDF format directly from PDF form fields.

  • Comprehensive PDF Editor: PDFelement makes PDF editing on Mac
    easier ever than before. You are able to modify the texts, images and pages in your PDFs with a number of editing options.

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Professional PDF OCR Tool: Optical Character Recognition
makes scanned PDF searchable and editable. OCR recognizes text, numbers and images with precision and maintains document layout.

ocr pdf on mac


  • Powerful PDF Converter and Creator: Convert PDF from or to other popular file formats in batches at ultra-fast speed. The output files still keep the original layouts, making it easier to modify and repurpose documents.

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  • Smart Form Filler and Creator: It not only lets you fill out PDF forms smoothly without any problem but also gives you the possibility of creating a personalized form with various options like text fields, buttons, drop-down list etc.

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More Great Features


Highlight, strikeout, underline text. Add notes and custom stamps.

Password Protect

Add passwords and restrict open, print, copy and edit functions.

Digital Signature

Sign PDFs with encrypted signature from your own handwriting.


Remove sections and save as a separate PDF.

Merge & Split

Merge PDF, Word, Excel and other files together or split large PDFs.


Print your document to PDF and keep original layout and quality.

Headers & Footers

Index PDF pages for quick and reliable search and retrieval.

Insert & Replace

Add new pages or other PDFs into documents.

How to Edit a Scanned PDF File?

When you open a scanned PDF, a notice will show you in the Information Bar to remind you of performing OCR.

Step 1. Click the “Perform OCR” button on the Information Bar or click the “OCR” button on the top right corner to perform OCR for the whole PDF file.

Step 2. After some minutes, the scanned PDF pages can be edited as you need. Click the “Edit” menu in the toolbar and you can modify them as you want.

edit scanned pdf

How Do I Tell the Difference Between a Normal PDF and a Scanned PDF on Mac?

When you import a PDF in PDFelement, if you are able to select and edit the text, then you are working with a normal PDF. If you are unable to select and edit, then you have a scanned document that will require you to Perform OCR.

difference between normal pdf and scanned pdf

How to Split PDF Pages?

Wondershare PDFelement for Mac lets you split PDF pages as you like.

Step 1. Go to the “Pages” menu on the right side of the interface. Click “Split Document” in the menu.

Step 2. A Split Document prompt will pop up for you to do the setting. You can split document by number of pages, even and odd pages or top-level bookmarks. What more, you can customize the page range you want to split. Select page range, and enter the page numbers to the text box, for example 1-1 and 4-5.

  • Note: For the page range, if you enter both 1-1 and 4-5, finally you will get two PDF files. One includes 1-1 and 4-5, the other one includes all the rest pages of the original file.

Step 3. Choose an output folder and then click “OK” to finish the splitting.

split pdf page

How to Add and Delete Bookmarks?

Bookmark can serve as a kind of special link to representative page among multiple PDF files. In PDFelement for Mac, you can create bookmarks to mark pages in the PDF that you want to jump to, which helps you move to particular pages in a document for quick access.

Step 1: Move to specific page that you would like to add a bookmark to it.

Step 2. Control-click on the page and select the “Add Bookmark” option from the drop-down menu. Then you will see a newly created bookmark displayed under the Bookmark Pane. Give it a name as you want. If you want to add a new bookmark under this one, just control-click on it and select “Add Child” to create one.

Step 3. For document with numerous PDF pages, it’s very likely that you need to create lots of bookmarks for parts or chapters respectively. Let’s say, several bookmarks might be created for one chapter. To organize them, you can control-click on the bookmarks and choose “Promote” or “Demote” to create the bookmark hierarchy for one part or chapter. You can also drag the bookmark to certain hierarchy for quick operation.

Step 4. To view the bookmarks, you can control-click them and choose “Expand(Collapse) Top-Level Bookmarks” from the drop-down menu to check the hierarchical list as you desire. And you can select “Remove Entry” if you wish to remove a bookmark.

add bookmark to pdf

How Can I Insert an Image to PDF?

Follow the instructions below:

Step 1: After loading the PDF file in the program, please click the Edit button, then you will get the Add Image button.

Step 2. Click the Add Image button, then a window will appear to let you choose an image. The image will be added to the current page.

Step 3. Drag the image鈥檚 frame to re-size it or you can drag the image to relocate it.

insert image to pdf file

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Wondershare PDFelement for Mac V5.4.7 Released!

1. Support converting PDF to iWork Pages format;
2. Added support for 5 additional OCR languages including Korean, Dutch, Thai, Hungarian, Vietnamese;
3. Improved conversion quality.

Wondershare PDFelement for Mac V5.4.6 Released!

1. Fixed the issue of can’t edit comment properties on unlocked PDF;
2. Fixed the issue of can’t delete pages from unlocked PDF;
3. Fixed the issue of can鈥檛 open PDF hyperlinks;
4. Fixed the issue of stamps missing under the Retina screen;
5. Fixed the issue of prints come out as blank;
6. Fixed the issue of PDF forms missing in Adobe;
7. Fixed the reversed words in comments;
8. Fixed the orientation issue with comment texts;
9. Fixed the incorrect page order after inserting or replacing pages;
10. Fixed the issue of can鈥檛 save custom toolbar;
11. Fixed the issue of read-only PDF forms can鈥檛 be highlighted in Adobe;
12. Fixed the issue of failed setting for tab order;
13. Fixed the calculation issue of PDF forms鈥 default value;
14. Auto-adapt inserted forms with the zoomed PDF;
15. Fixed issue of Webarchive to PDF failed creation;
16. Improved PDF printing quality.

Wondershare PDFelement for Mac V5.4.2 Released!

1 Fix the crash problem when converting documents after OCR them.
2 Fix the problem of breakdown when converting damaged documents.
3 Support fonts matching for annotation and form functions, fix the problem of disappeared fonts.

Wondershare PDFelement for Mac V5.4.0 Released!

1 Optimize Annotation Display and Management List.

2 Optimize Document Search Display (Command +F).

3 Optimize Bookmark Display and Management List.

4 Optimize Document Description Display and Management List.

5 Optimize Thumbnail Management List.

Wondershare PDFelement for Mac V5.3.5 Released!
1.Support previewing multiple PDF files simultaneously.
2.Optimized the user experience for adding and editting texts.
3.Fixed some bugs.
Wondershare PDFelement for Mac V5.3.2 Released!
1. Supports adding text comments.
2. Fixed the crashing issue when switching the same font.
3. Fixed the crashing issue when saving the file after editing special characters.
Wondershare PDFelement for Mac V5.3.0 Released!
1.Fixed error for missing pages;
2.Fixed error on form preview and highlighting;
3.Optimized tool bar view.

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